Petal Palette GDP Sketch Challenge

Today my card is Petal Palette GDP Sketch Challenge #128.  I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to do for this challenge and mulled it over for quite some time. Here’s a look at the beautiful sketch for this challenge. Hasn’t Steffi made a beautiful sample for the challenge? I still did a landscape card but not a long narrow one as I don’t have envelopes to fit. I like to #makeacardsendacard. So, anyway here’s is my card. Petal Palette… Read more »

SStamping Techniques - Decorative Masks

Welcome to another International Blog Hop. Today it’s Stamping Techniques – Decorative Masks. Decorative Masks can be used in a number of ways to make great card, scrapbook or Memories & More backgrounds, embellishment pieces and more. Visit all the blogs in the hop to get some great tips and inspiration. Decorative Masks I even have a video for you but first here is one of my cards. Why would I want to use Decorative Masks? They are a great… Read more »


Waterfront is a wonderful stamp set which brings up images of the Waterfront but can depict so much more in the way of scenes, than its name implies. The Latte Girls have great pleasure in bringing you this blog hop today and we hope you enjoy it as you hop to all the blogs involved. This  such a fun stamp set to use. I only just bought it and look forward to more playing with it. My card is tent fold… Read more »

Sale-A-Bration Challenge

Today I’m sharing a Sale-A-Bration Challenge for the Global Design Project #127. Make sure you pop on over to their blog to see all the wonderful inspiration from the Design Team and the other participants in the challenge. This week it’s a theme. So, I chose Lots of Lavender with a little help from Beautiful Peacock. I’ve also used mostly In Colors for 2017 – 2019 and some Gold Glimmer Paper as well. Sale-A-Bration Challenge Card What do you think? It’s… Read more »

GSF Colour Challenge

Welcome to another international Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop where today I’m featuring GSF Colour Challenge with my project Now we have a colour challenge for this hop. See what you think? GSF Colour Challenge I’ve done a water wash with Lemon Lime Twist and an Aqua Painter for the background. Then when it was dry, I stamped the dotted image a couple of times along the edge in Early Espresso The Dragonfly is stamped in Island Indigo with a… Read more »

What's Black & White?

Today I’m bringing you something a little different – What’s Black & White? No, it’s not a newspaper, a zebra or the answer you were thinking of to some joke you told as a child. It’s Beautiful You of course. OK it does have a hint of Melon Mambo. What do you think? What’s Black & White? This is quite a quick and easy card to make and if you wanted a lot of feminine type cards, you could easily make… Read more »

Brusho Painting

So, I have been having more fun and this time with Brusho Painting. This is a great technique and all you need is something for a palette (I used an Acrylic Block) , Brusho and an Aqua Painter. I did stamp my image on Watercolor paper with Versamark and heat embossed with Copper Stampin’ Emboss. Then I went ahead and painted the image. Brusho Painting Card Grab a cuppa and watch my video on how I did my .   Did… Read more »

Brusho Repeated Stamping

Today’s post deals with Brusho Repeated Stamping. This turned out to be a really fun technique with a bit of extra playing along the way. I have other videos scheduled for this week and you’ll see another couple of ideas using this same background. Brusho Repeated Stamping This is what the finished card looks like. What do you think? Unfortunately the camera hasn’t picked up all the glimmer from the Clear Wink of Stella I splattered all over it, however up… Read more »

Welcome to the ESAD 2018 Sale-A-Bration Blog Hop. Over the course of the hop you will see offerings from both Sale-A-Bration 1 and 2. Make sure you visit all the blogs in the hop to see the inspiration they have shared. I decided to use Brusho along with Epic celebrations and I have a quick video for you on how to achieve the technique I’ve used. Here’s a close up of the card front so you can see the technique. Doesn’t… Read more »

Two Sale-A-Bration Cards

Today I’m bringing you Two Sale-A-Bration Cards on my Facebook Live Video from Sunday last. I think you’ll enjoy them as they are both very quick and easy cards to make. All the supplies I use are FREE with a A$90 order and chosen from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure 2018. Here’s one of my cards: This card uses the lovely photographic style Heartfelt Blooms. It is stamped in Crumb Cake on Whisper White. Plus the Crumb Cake layer also has the image… Read more »